Annoying objcopy message

Nick Clifton nickc@redhat.com
Fri Aug 9 23:31:00 GMT 2002


Hi H.J.

> For the testcase below, I got
> 
> # make
> objcopy -Iihex xxx -Obinary xxx.gz
> objcopy: Warning: Output file cannot represent architecture UNKNOWN!
> 
> The warning doesn't make any seses since the binary format has no
> architecture. How should we get rid of it?

By using the -B or --binary-architecture switch.  (We could make the
error message more intelligent though, so that it detects when
-Obinary is the cause and then have it suggest the use of the -B
switch).

Cheers
        Nick



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